Are firms’ strategies ready for the shake-up that artificial intelligence is set to bring?
Now that more women are adding their skill and insight to the team game of law, the profession stands on the cusp of greatness.
With the general election just 17 days away and the prospect of a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU if the Conservatives win, firms have to consider the consequences for their clients in the event of a ‘Brexit’.
Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.
Few lawyers have a ready answer to my favourite question, but they should.
The specific issues that in-house legal counsel face mean their choice of outsourcer is not a straightforward matter of cost.
The commoditisation of artificial intelligence means many areas of the lawyer’s trade are at risk – including the ‘creative’ element.
The Government has admitted unlawful monitoring practices by our intelligence services and new technology will augment their power – unless we act now
Will other firms follow Dentons and Dacheng into merger?
Behind the Law
Dentons has reignited the debate on profit disclosures with new claims that its net profit and profit per equity partner figures for 2014 have been reported erroneously.
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) recently said that its professional statement could be the key to unlocking the bar for many people who are currently unable to access the profession.
Baker & McKenzie China, Vietnam and Korea office managing partner Milton Cheng believes the change in law has sparked interest in PRC law from other international firms.
The Leadership Interview
Following a contested election that pitted ultimate victor John Cleland against property head Adrian Barlow and client operations head Richard Masters, Pinsent Masons’ new managing partner stepped into the role today.
Latham & Watkins has a new London managing partner in Jay Sadanandan, but like the song, the strategic direction remains the same.